definitionA high water flood mark is a point that represents the maximum rise of a body of water over land. Such a mark is often the result of a flood and aims at protecting the collective memory of citizens against flood risk and raising people's awareness (Wikipedia, High water mark, accessed on Sept. 2016).
Co-benefits and impactsIncrease of population's awareness, enhancement of resilience and vulnerability reduction are some of the benefits of high water flood marks.
Approaches (Show all)Accommodation
Case studies (Show all)High water flood mark, Les Boucholeurs
Scales (Show all)River Basin
Land uses (Show all)Urban
FRI indicators (Show all)Availability and level of accessibility of emergency road network
Level of accessibility of roads which are important for solid waste management and transportation network
Responsible authorities Learning and adapting from previous events
Time scales (Show all)Medium term
Measure types (Show all)Operational
Problem types (Show all)Coastal
Resilience measures (Show all)Public awareness, information, education and communication
Illustrations (Show all)rm_images/High_water_flood_mark.png
Last modified: Sept. 15, 2016, 11:16 a.m.